Shakespeare Reliefs

Scripps Art Tour

Shakespeare Reliefs

Claremont, California 91711, United States

Created By: Scripps College

Point of Interest Details

John Gregory, a well-known American sculptor, used the eight plaster bas-reliefs at Scripps to cast his famous marble reliefs, which now reside on the north façade of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. Each relief depicts a scene from one of Shakespeare’s plays. Made in the 1930s, the plaster pieces have undergone conservation since the spring of 2004. Restored works include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, and The Merchant of Venice.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Scripps Art Tour


 

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